About the Exploration Technology GroupHoneybee Robotics Exploration Technology Group engineers and builds terrestrial and extraterrestrial drilling, excavation, and geotechnical systems, as well as sample acquisition, transfer and processing technologies. Because these systems are autonomous, smart, low power, light-weight, and low-mass, they have application not only in space, but here on earth in mining and petroleum applications.
Author Archives: Fredrik Rehnmark
We wake up to a foggy morning. Moisture coats the ground and seeps into the surface salt, forming the characteristic smooth white salt nodules in which microbial life known as halophiles can exist. The astrobiologists point out the green and … Continue
The team left Antofagasta this morning in a convoy of 3 pickup trucks, one mini-bus and one truck loaded to the top with our gear. The drive took us north along the coast and through Tocopilla into the first (northern) … Continue